France's next leader: centrist Macron vs. far-right Le Pen
Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen advanced Sunday to a runoff in France's presidential election, remaking the country's political landscape and setting up a showdown over its participation in the European Union.
South Korea, allies brace for North Korea follow-up act
Fresh off an immense North Korean parade that revealed an arsenal of intercontinental ballistic missiles, rival South Korea and its allies are bracing for the possibility that Pyongyang's follow-up act will be even bigger.
N. Korea detains US citizen; 3rd American being held
North Korea has detained a U.S. citizen, officials said, bringing to three the number of Americans now being held there.
Pence to cut short his trip to Hawaii
US Vice President Mike Pence plans to shorten his visit to Hawaii ahead of a busy week for President Donald Trump.
EU Commission throws weight behind Macron in French election
The European Union's head office has thrown its weight behind Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential runoff against Marine Le Pen, arguing it is a choice between the defense of the EU or those seeking its destruction.
Report: Companies not complying with Bangladesh garment plan
Dozens of global clothing companies are not complying with a plan to ensure better safety in Bangladesh garment factories following the deadly collapse of a building four years ago, a rights group said Monday.
New Orleans takes down 1st of 4 Confederate statues
Workers in New Orleans removed the first of four prominent Confederate monuments Monday morning, becoming the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a representation racism and white supremacy.
Qatar Airways sees 'manageable' decline in flights to US
The CEO of one of the Middle East's largest carriers said Monday passenger numbers to the United States have dipped slightly over fears by some Muslim passengers that their visas may be rejected upon arrival, but expressed confidence in President Donald Trump as a "very good businessman."
Afghan army chief, defense minister resign following attack
Afghanistan's army chief and defense minister resigned on Monday, following a Taliban attack over the weekend that struck a northern army base, killing more than 100 military and other personnel, officials said.
Trump administration sanctions 271 in Syrian chemical attack
The Trump administration issued sanctions Monday on 271 people linked to the Syrian agency responsible for producing non-conventional weapons, part of an ongoing U.S. crackdown on Syrian President Bashar Assad's alleged use of chemical weapons.